Mount Ruth (Mount Rainier)

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Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Mount Ruth (Mount Rainier)

Intermediate ski tour to summit of Mt Ruth.

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  • M2 Mountain 2 Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,500 ft
  • Pace: 900 ft/hr

Meet at 8:00AM at Glacier Basin Trailhead located adjacent to the White River Campground.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Glacier+Basin+Trailhead/@46.9017187,-121.6480521,17z/data=!4m12!1m6!3m5!1s0x5490cec59b96c457:0xec6e3cdea80137ce!2sGlacier+Basin+Trailhead!8m2!3d46.9017151!4d-121.6458634!3m4!1s0x5490cec59b96c457:0xec6e3cdea80137ce!8m2!3d46.9017151!4d-121.6458634

Leaders, if you're going to a "general" area to ski, please add specific details about the route you have planned and its difficulty. View the Backcountry Skiing Activity Overview page for ski difficulty ratings.

Route/Place

Mount Ruth (Mount Rainier)


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins (or other method to travel uphill on snow)
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade)
  • Avalanche beacon
  • Avalanche probe
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